Real-Time Walking Platform for Navigation in Virtual Reality



Virtual Reality, Interaction Technologies, Walk-in-Place Platform, Flexible Space


This paper examines the proliferation of virtual reality (VR) technology and the evolution of interaction tools as a result of this development, specifically evaluating the contribution of enhanced walking platforms to the VR experience. VR technologies have rapidly proliferated, offering a wide range of applications from education to health, industrial simulations to entertainment. This evolution has led to the emergence of sophisticated interaction tools. After a detailed review of the tools used for VR interaction, the paper focuses specifically on enhanced walking platforms that offer users a real-world walking experience. These platforms are characterized by precise motion detection sensors, haptic feedback systems, and natural gait simulation. Studies show that these platforms allow users to have a more realistic experience and enhance their interaction with the virtual world. In this study, a walking platform was designed and developed to enhance the users' virtual reality experience and interaction. The effectiveness of this specially designed product was demonstrated by using it in 3 different application areas.


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How to Cite

Tenekeci, M. E., & Tabanlıoğlu, A. (2023). Real-Time Walking Platform for Navigation in Virtual Reality. International Journal of Advanced Virtual Reality, 1(2), 70–75.



Researh Articles
Received 2023-11-30
Accepted 2023-12-31
Published 2023-12-31